Take note that our 2015 Fair will take place on Thursday, May 7. The Duckworth Centre at the U of Winnipeg is, once again, willing to have us back, and we’re eager to be there.
With the help of Shaw’s community channel, Manitoba’s Young Citizens put together their own shows. Their videos were the content, and the Young Citizens themselves played hosts and guests for the programs. We’ve included a few sample clips below, but the full list of videos can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLlnSk1pC-PbjFntMmUQC3vcb4BBn3QvDr
Yesterday at the St. Boniface Museum in Winnipeg, Federal Heritage Minister Shelly Glover announced that funding for the Young Citizens program run by Canada’s History has been arranged for the next three years. This is, of course, great news for Canada’s History, and for the Red River Heritage Fair. Students from our Fair have been involved in this project and its been encouraging to see the videos they’ve created. To find out the details of this grant, check out the official press release in English or French.
At long last, a few of the projects from our Fair last May.
The videos for Canada’s History’s Young Citizen program are now online. There’s currently 10 kids who were at the Red River Heritage Fair who’ve got videos posted. Take a look at them at http://www.canadashistory.ca/Kids/YoungCitizens/Find-a-Young-Citizen.aspx?province=&fairid=7824&year=2014&name= and vote for your favorite.